Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicChinese navy

Topic: Chinese navy

‘It’s not all about numbers’, says Navy chief on China’s increasing fleet strength

Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said during Ladakh crisis last year, Navy ships were ‘forward deployed’ while other vessels ‘were kept ready in case the situation escalated’.

Why Vikrant sea trial is key in the power-posturing regions of Indo-Pacific, South China Sea

The US Navy successfully tested the new AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range, just ten days before the Indian navy tested the Vikrant’s sea-faring systems.

Chinese research vessels in Sri Lankan waters come under Indian Navy lens

There is fear the Chinese survey and research vessels primarily gather data vital for conduct of naval operations, especially that of submarines. 

How China has stepped up under-sea information-gathering in Bay of Bengal

Satellite images show that Chinese ships have been frequently getting near Indian waters in the Bay of Bengal. ThePrint takes a look at these ships.

Need to watch China’s global ambitions & respond within existing budget, says Navy chief

Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh’s remarks come a day after China releases defence white paper, mentioning increased global focus of its military.

Satellite imagery reveals Chinese navy’s war games for a possible attack on Taiwan

China considers Taiwan a part of itself. It renews the threat of an attack every now and then by carrying out large naval and/or air force simulations.

Indian naval ships arrive where Pakistan’s are absent at China fleet review in Qingdao

Ten countries, including India, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam, will deploy 20 vessels to join a naval parade.

India denies Chinese Navy is near Maldives, refutes reports that 11 warships deployed

Chinese portal claims ships sailed into the eastern Indian Ocean this month, India says nearest Chinese Navy force is on routine duty in the Gulf of Aden.

Chinese Navy seems to be preparing to counter Indian submarines with Pakistani help

Satellite images accessed by ThePrint suggest Chinese Navy conducted joint exercises with its Pakistani counterpart; has increased activities around India.

Up-close with Yulin, China’s most vital nuclear sub base that’s a big threat to India

An analysis of Google Earth images of 1 September 2017 shows that Yulin remains as important today as it was in 2001, when construction work began.

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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